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Since the machine was started at <math>\text{8:30 AM}</math>, the job will be finished <math>8</math> hours later, at <math>\text{4:30 PM}</math>. The answer is <math>\mathrm{(D)}</math>. | Since the machine was started at <math>\text{8:30 AM}</math>, the job will be finished <math>8</math> hours later, at <math>\text{4:30 PM}</math>. The answer is <math>\mathrm{(D)}</math>. | ||
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Latest revision as of 17:18, 4 June 2021
- The following problem is from both the 2008 AMC 12A #1 and 2008 AMC 10A #1, so both problems redirect to this page.
Problem
A bakery owner turns on his doughnut machine at . At the machine has completed one third of the day's job. At what time will the doughnut machine complete the job?
Solution
The machine completes one-third of the job in hours. Thus, the entire job is completed in hours.
Since the machine was started at , the job will be finished hours later, at . The answer is .
Note: means hours and minutes. multiplied by this time interval is hours.
See Also
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